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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Two PF Members in court for attack on HH

General News Two PF Members in court for attack on HH

TWO Patriotic Front (PF) members have pleaded not guilty to charges of obstructing a police officer from performing duties and threatening violence in the Kitwe magistrate’s court.

Copperbelt provincial chairman Stephen Kainga and a party member Richard Chileshe appeared in separate court rooms where they denied the charges.

Kainga, 49 of M2, Mukuba secondary school teachers compound appeared before Principal Resident Magistrate Ikechukwu Iduma.

He is jointly charged with PF Copperbelt provincial vice youth chairman Stanley Chandindi after they allegedly obstructed a police officer, only identified as Lungu from executing his duties on July 15 this year.
The matter was adjourned to August 10 this year for trial.

In another court, Chileshe who is charged with threatening violence appeared before Chief Resident Magistrate Penjani Lamba.

The matter comes up on August 18, this year.

Two other members Sampa Mulenga and John Kangwa were also arrested and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and are expected to magistrate Kampinda Chipamu.

The offences were allegedly committed during a fracas when opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema visited Kitwe last week.

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    • Kainga, 49 of M2, Mukuba secondary school teachers compound appeared before Principal Resident Magistrate Ikechukwu Iduma

      Do we have Nigerian Magistrates in Zambia??

    • Ikechukwu’s mother is Zambian. He was born in Zambia and has grown up here. He is the young brother to Inutu Himanje of ZNBC.

  1. So they will be pardoned by our very own lovely humble ECL Jamerson Lungu. This time when people start to lose confidence in our legal system.

  2. What about the mob police were struggling to control? The two charged PF cadres were part of that mob beamed all over the world attempting to maim, hurt even kill opposition leader.

  3. No one has reported chama to police how do you expect the police to take action. It’s a false story if you like.

  4. If they’re not summoned to court, it’s a problem. If they’re summoned to court, it’s also a problem. What do critics want? Let’s wait until ruling before throwing stones

  5. Mumbi Phiri initially said HH was not attacked by PF cadres and that he was lying. With this court appearances, what is are stance?

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